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From the Archives: Opium hidden in a box of chocolates, proving 'you never know what you're gonna get'

The box of opium was discovered during an investigation of a robbery and kidnapping ring. According to a story in the June 5, 1947, Los Angeles Times, Federal and local investigators expected to “clear up more than 300 crimes with a total loot of more than $250,000.” The story reported that, according...
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